In Times of Trouble

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 Jesus said this to his disciples as he was trying to prepare them for a world without his physical presence. He knew that he was about to be arrested and all of the events that would follow. To get more context on where this verse is coming from, you should read John 14 -17. Even though these words were spoken directly to the disciples, it is appropriate that they…
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The Love of a Friend

Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one's life for one's friends.John 15:13 Do you have a friend who will drop everything in their life to come and help you no matter what? I wish I had more friends like this. I also wish I was more like that friend. It is nice to have people available to rescue you when you need it and I have a few of those. I like to think that I would do that for a lot of people, but I also know that I am not always willing to give…
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